1007, 2020

Attacq’s injection of hope into Atterbury Foundation

JSE-listed REIT Attacq has been a highly valued contributor to the Atterbury Trust bursary fund for the past five years, and this year once again decided to channel part of its BB-BEE contribution into a R500 000 donation to the Atterbury Foundation. Danny Vermeulen, Transformation Manager at Attacq, gives insight into the process. What inspired the decision to choose Atterbury Foundation for this donation? Could you explain a bit about the BB-BEE requirements in the property sector? Attacq believes that it is able to make a significant impact in its communities through investing in programmes aimed at skills development and [...]

707, 2020

Atterbury’s prime Richmond Park resumes construction work

Atterbury has recommenced construction on the Richmond Park mixed-use development in Milnerton, Cape Town. Development work at Richmond Park is proceeding in line with South Africa’s national COVID-19 lockdown to Alert Level 3, which allows for construction projects. “We are going ahead with construction and installing services at Richmond Park, as well as completing roadworks. All the necessary hygiene and physical distancing procedures are in place for this work,” confirms Gerrit van den Berg, who heads Atterbury’s Western Cape operations. He adds, “Besides putting more people to work safely at this difficult time, it is an ideal time for public [...]

2206, 2020

Atterbury Property Holdings appoints DC Kemp as Chief Financial Officer

Atterbury Property Holdings has appointed DC Kemp as its CFO effective from 1 July 2020. Atterbury is a leading real estate development, investment and management company with a 25-year-plus track record. From its South African roots, Atterbury has also branched out across Africa and into Europe. DC’s qualifications, career experience and in-depth knowledge of Atterbury position him ideally for the significant role of CFO of Atterbury Property Holdings, which is the operational holding company of Atterbury Group. Development, corporate services, leasing and asset management are among the operational divisions that make up Atterbury’s property holding business. As a CA (SA), [...]

1706, 2020

Mall management in the winter of Covid

As the economy is reopening, taking the necessary precautions for safe workplaces and safe public spaces becomes even more important. Adelene van der Westhuizen gives some insight into how Atterbury approaches the challenge at all its property assets. What percentage of Atterbury’s own workforce is coming into the office, and what precautions have you put in place at Atterbury’s own offices? Atterbury started out with the one third request as per government regulations. Fortunately, the bulk of the Atterbury workforce have families at home and with the schools being closed, the structure fell in place all by itself to only [...]

1206, 2020

SACSC – Level 4 Shopping Patterns & Behaviour Study

Covid-19 changed shopping patterns and behaviour worldwide. The South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), in association with Serendiptyremix and Urban Studies, completed a consumer survey to gather information on what consumer expectations and experiences have been while shopping during Level 4 in May 2020. Herewith some of the insights pertaining to shopping habits and behaviour during these unprecedented times. For more information go to  

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